Lorna & John Ridd Before Sir Ensor Doone

Artist:Louis Rhead
Date:1915
Medium:Pen & Ink Drawing
Dimensions:Sight Size 10" x 14 1/2" Framed 21" x 17 1/2"
Condition:Excellent
Original Use:Interior Illustration from Lorna Doone
Price:$950.00
Full View

Full View

Artist's signature

Artist's signature

Framed View

Framed View

A bewitching and highly detailed pen and ink rendering by Louis Rhead used in the 1915 book publication of Lorna Doone. Caption Reads " Lorna and John Ridd before Sir Ensor Doone.... Fools you are be fools forever, said Sir Ensor Doone, at last." Beautifully matted and framed in an antique period fine wood gilt lined frame.

Detail

Detail

Caption in artist's hand

Caption in artist's hand

Corner frame profile

Corner frame profile

Here are a few other examples of Louis Rhead cover and poster designs in a Belle Epoque, Alphonse Mucha stylized Art Nouveau aesthetic. Original pen & ink works and watercolors by this artist are very scarce.



 

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